Weight Training
CLASS CODE: PE 178 CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $4.00
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: To provide students with a resistance strength training program.
TAUGHT: Winter, summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: A progressive resistance strength training course designed to instruct students in technique, exercises, and theory of weight training periodization concepts.

Olympic Power Lifting: A practical training experience with overhead weight lifts (the snatch, clean and jerk). Train with olympic and overhead power lifts to build explosive strength.

Poweer Lifting: Develop a personal progressive weight lifting program consisting of the squat, bench press, and deadlift with instruction of lifting techniques, safety procedures, spotting techniques, benefits to health and the theory of developing strength and endurance periodization concepts.

Free Weight Lifting: Develop strength and endurance of total body through a system and use of periodization and rotation cycles of free weights.

Circuit Weight Training: Develop a total body weight training program using machines while rotating from station to station.

Cardio-Circuit Training: Develop a total body weight training program using machines and bikes while rotating from station to station with intervals of bike (for cardiovascular) and machines.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The student will:
1. complete a pre-assessment at fitness lab
2. Develop knowledge of and write a personal weight program using periodization
3. Develop spotting techniques and safety awareness
4. Learn to train anatomically
5. Develop levels of musle fitness: endurance, strength, and power
6. Know exercises and techniques
REQUIREMENTS: Student will:
1. Attendance/participation
2. Learn through lecture, discussion, videos, conferencing, demonstration, hand-outs
3. Turn in logs, do worksheets, pass tests, evaluate peers
4. BYU-I clothing required
OTHER: 1. Two unexcused absences allowed.
2. Four or more absences will result in automatic failure.
3. Pass/Fail grade is available with less than four absences.
4. Student may consider wearing spandex under shorts.
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004